Monday, July 11, 2011

Cake Batter Rice Krispie Treats

I am a member of a cooking community full of bloggers and home cooks. One day there was a conversation about how people were "so over" the cake batter trend. I sat there in complete shock. Never, ever, ever will I be over cake batter flavored treats. I have loved cake batter flavored snacks since I first tired cake batter ice cream at Cold Stone in college. Since then I have just fallen deeper and deeper in love with the cakey goodness.

I first saw this recipe months ago and kept meaning to make it but for one reason or another never got around to it. I'm so glad I finally did! They taste pretty similar to their brother, the regular "plain" rice krispie treat, but with a little fun twist. They have a mild cake batter taste and are full of fun colorful sprinkles. Next time I'm not sure I'd mix as many sprinkles into the mix, or if I did I'd do it at the last possible second because mine melted into the mix and kind of "bled" into it, making them a bit more green than white. Overall, delicious. Like, super duper delicious. If I wasn't being lazy I might be eating one now as I typed... but I am lazy and they are juuuussstttttt out of arms reach!

Source: How Sweet It Is

3 tbsp. butter
1 10 oz bag mini marshmallows
1/4 cup yellow cake mix
6 cups rice krispie cereal

1- Over low heat melt the butter. Stir in the marshmallows and stir constantly until melted.
2- Once melted, spoon in the yellow cake mix one spoon at a time and stir well. Remove from the heat.
3- Add the rice krispies, stirring well until coated in the marshmallow mixture.
4- Add some sprinkles, about 2 tbsp., and stir well.
5- Spoon into a greased dish (any size you want) and push down to flatten (I spray my hand with nonstick spray and push with my hand). Top with additional sprinkles. Allow to set for 30 minutes, then can with a knife sprayed with nonstick spray. Keep in an airtight container.


  1. Everytime you post a delicious recipe, I think.. I can't possibly love this girl anymore. Then you go and post something with cake batter & my heart is bursting! I am SO into the cake batter thing but ironically I don't really eat regular cake. One of my favorite candles and lipgloss is birthday cake and cake batter. You can't go wrong! I am so over the moon excited though because I just found out (literally yesterday) that Rice Krispies came out with a gluten-free version! You can guess what I'll be making this week! :) Keep the cake batter recipes coming, I'm still on the bandwagon with you!

  2. These look delicious. I had a sno-cone last week that was cake batter flavored and had a scoop of bluebell vanilla in the middle. It was the best sno-cone I've ever had.

  3. Big hit with the co workers, nice job babe!

  4. why couldnt you make these in college???? sounds so good, im totally into cake batter right now, especially at ralphs!

  5. why couldnt you make these when we were in college? I am so into the cake batter thing right now, especially at ralphs!

  6. I am totally with you on the cake batter issue....I love it! The more the merrier I think...or the more the fatter. I love cake batter more than the actual cake.